TOI’s three-day webinar to focus on the engineering stream. Mission Admission 2021, the annual initiative by The Times of India, to guide students and parents on new higher education courses and career options will be launched on Monday. The latest edition of Mission Admission, to be held from July 5-7, will begin with a webinar series featuring a panel of top academicians, education counselors, heads of schools, and tech gurus.
Mission Admission 2021 will showcase emerging courses, careers options available post-schooling and serve as a decision support system for parents and students to choose the right career and college. This time, webinars will focus on the engineering stream.
With a lot of ambiguity around college admissions this year amid the pandemic, TOI has planned a comprehensive program for its readers in Kerala. The virtual conclave will have one live interactive session every day between 10 and 11 am. To tune in, log on to The Times of India Kerala’s Facebook page www.facebook.com/TOIKerala.
Viewers can ask questions by commenting during the session. The first session of this year’s program will be on the topic ‘Essential 21st Century Skills for Future Engineers – Problem Solving, Critical Thinking, Collaboration’. The speakers will be Dr. Balakrishnan Shankar, associate dean, school of engineering, Amritapuri Campus, Technopark CEO John M Thomas, and Client Success Executive & Former IBM labs Director Pramod Perumparambil.
Tuesday’s session will be on ‘Technologies that will change human life – 5G & IoT, Automation & Robotics. Maker Village CEO Nizamuddin Mohammed, Sastra Robotics CEO Aronin P, and Dr. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam of Humanitarian Tech Labs, School of Engineering, Amritapuri will be the speakers.
The last session will be on ‘Changing face of Engineering Branches – A discussion on the interdisciplinary nature of engineering education.’ The speakers will be Head of technical learning & development, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore, Bhaskaran Venkataraman, Founder CEO Technopark G Vijayaraghavan, and director-general of XIME (Bangalore, Chennai, Kochi) Prof Kuncheria P Isaac.
TOI’s three-day webinar to focus on the engineering stream.